(c) Rafael Lippuner
To Model or not to Model
Seminar with Rupert Seidl
Rupert Seidl (one of our collaboration partners this year) joins us in Bernd's class to discuss his work on iLand and the role of models in ecology.
Rupert Seidl holds a PhD in forestry from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, where he is currently senior scientist at the Institute of Silviculture. He has recently completed a three-year Marie Curie Research Scholarship in Oregon (USA) and Sweden, working on predictive modeling of forest landscapes (http://iLand.boku.ac.at). His research focuses on forest ecosystem dynamics with particular consideration of natural disturbances, and the sustainable management of forests under changing climate conditions.